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A 7-Day Meal Plan During Lent

Need ideas on what to make for dinner during Lent this year? Use this meal plan any week during the Lenten season.

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Sunday: Shrimp ‘n’ Noodle Bowls

Here’s a quick meal that feels as if it came from a restaurant. Cooked shrimp, bagged slaw and bottled dressing reduce the time needed to get it on the table. —Mary Bergfeld, Eugene, Oregon
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Monday: Chicken with Florentine Sauce

Here is my very favorite chicken Florentine recipe. A creamy topping and pretty presentation make it elegant enough for company, but it’s also fast to fix on busy weeknights! —Julie Fitzgerald, St Louis, Missouri
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Tuesday: Veggie Fajitas

My husband prefers these to chicken or beef fajitas and I serve them for dinner often. —Sarah Mercer, Wichita, Kansas
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Wednesday: Crescent Beef Casserole

Have leftover tomato puree? Cover, refrigerate and use it as spaghetti sauce for the remainder of the week. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Thursday: Easy Ginger Pork Stir-Fry

An easy homemade stir-fry sauce is the perfect base for this weeknight dish. It comes together quickly but tastes impressive. —Adeline Russell, Hartford, Wisconsin
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Friday: Sesame Salmon with Wasabi Mayo

I created this recipe to mimic the flavors of sushi. It’s remarkably simple and turns out well every time. —Carolyn Ketchum, Wakefield, Massachusetts
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Saturday: Easy Pesto Pizza

Our Test Kitchen kneaded basil, oregano and Parmesan cheese into packaged bread dough for this full-flavored crust. Purchased pesto sauce keeps it big on taste and convenience.

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Rashanda Cobbins
When Rashanda’s not tasting and perfecting Taste of Home’s recipes, you’ll find this food editor sifting through our recipe collection, curating digital content or tracking the latest culinary trends. While studying for her bachelor’s degree in culinary arts, Rashanda interned in Southern Living’s test kitchen and later spent nearly a decade developing recipes and food content at ConAgra Brands. In her spare time, she loves scoping out local farmers markets and having picnics in the park.